SPSS Survival Manual: A step by step guide to data analysis using SPSS, 4th Edition
|Rating||:||4.12 (570 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||352 Pages|
What this book does well is to provide easy, straightforward explanations." Martin Lea, Senior Lecturer, School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, UK. "An excellent introduction to using SPSS for data analysis It provides a self-contained resource itself, with more than simply (detailed and clear) step-by-step descriptions of statistical procedures in SPSS. A number of additional techniques (McNemar's Test, Cochran's Q Test) have been included in the Non_parametric Statistics chapter. "It reads as though someone is sitting next to you conversing with you and taking you through it It has a reassuring tone. From the formulation of research questions, to the design of the study and analysis of data, to reporting the results, Julie discusses basic and advanced statistical techniques. There is also a wealth of tips and advice, and for each statistical technique a brief, but consistently reliable, explanation is provided." Associate Professor George Dunbar, Department of Psychology, University of Warwick, UK.Julie Pallant's SPSS Survival Manual thr
She is Director of Research and Graduate Studies in the Rural Health Academic Centre at the University of Melbourne. . She has worked as a counselling psychologist, and has taught psychology, statistics and research methods at a number of universities. Julie Pallant has spent many years helping students overcome 'statistics phobia'
""SPSS Survival Manual" VS "Discovering Statistics using SPSS for Windows"" according to Tom Anderson. I will have to say this one, "SPSS Survival Manual" is the winner.I've owned this book and a few others on SPSS and or multivariate data analysis for several years. However, a friend of mine recently called me and asked me how to do a few less ordinary things in SPSS. After spending some time on the phone with him I decided to look back at these b. "Best choice for Stats Phobia" according to Keith McCormick. I read this book with reluctance because seems out of date - it is for version 12.0 (2nd edition of the book). Many people I met asked me my opinion as a statistics software trainer, who often teaches SPSS. I have skimmed it many times, but on my first full read, I was impressed. The version was not a distraction, as the core topics addressed have. More and less than SPSS When I purchased this book, I expected it to be a user-guide to the rather user-unfriendly SPSS. It's both more and less than that: more, because it includes a fair amount of basic statistics, such that it tries to help you understand what you are doing; less, because it does not cover many of SPSS's non-basic features. It is aptly entitled a Surv
About the Author Julie Pallant has spent many years helping students overcome 'statistics phobia'. . She has worked as a counselling psychologist, and has taught psychology, statistics and research methods at a number of universities. She is Director of Research and Graduate Studies in the Rural Health Academic Centre at the University of Melbourne